Fairfield vs. Iona: Recap and Stats

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Fairfield vs. Iona: Recap and Stats
Fairfield 73
(10-9, 6-7 away)
Iona 84
(12-6, 8-2 home)
Venue: Hynes Athletic Center
9:00PM ET / 6:00PM PT, January 18, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Fairfield 30 43 73
Iona 41 43 84
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Fairfield D Needham 14 A Sidibe 5 D Wade 3
Iona L Jones 22 D Laury 9 L Jones 4

Iona knocked off Fairfield 84-73 in MAAC action on Friday, January 18th. Sean Armand put on a show for the Gaels and put up 23 points plus five rebounds. David Laury had nine points and added 14 rebounds. Derek Needham got a team-high 26 points for the Stags, making 6 of 11 from three-point range. Next up for Iona (12-6, 5-1 MAAC) is Rider (10-9, 5-2 MAAC) on Sunday, January 20th on the road.

Iona Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 0:27 left to go.
  • Iona started 12-6 during the 2010, 2009, and 2000 seasons (since 1996).
  • The win over Fairfield extended the Iona winning streak to 6 games.
  • Iona beat the spread by 5.5 points. That makes the 8th time this season the Gaels have beaten the spread.
  • Iona has won 100% of the time this season (7-0) when its three-point percentage has been 45.0% or better.
  • The Gaels have won 78% of the time this season (7-2) after recording 84 or more total points.
  • Iona has won 100% of the time this season (4-0) when opponents record 9 or fewer free throws made.
  • This season Iona has won 100% of the time (5-0) when Sean Armand has 23 points or more and 73% of the time (8-3) when Lamont Jones has 4 free throws made or more.
  • The Gaels set a season high for blocks.
  • Iona set season lows for assists and turnovers.
  • The Gaels have recorded more steals than their opponents for the past 4 games.
  • Iona has turned the ball over less than their opponents for the past 5 games.
  • This is the 7th game at home this season--Iona has a 13.3 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • David Laury recorded a team season high in blocks with 5.
  • Lamont Jones accounted for 32.1% of the team's points.
  • David Laury accounted for 36.8% of the team's rebounds.
  • Lamont Jones has led the team in scoring in 12 out of 18 games this season.
  • David Laury has led the team in rebounding in 6 out of 18 games this season.
  • This marks the 6th 20-point game of Sean Armand's career.
  • Sean Armand has 3 straight double-digit point games.
  • This marks the 27th 20-point game of Lamont Jones's career.
  • David Laury recorded the 3rd double-digit rebound game of his career.

Fairfield Game Notes

  • Fairfield lost and did not cover the spread.
  • This loss extended the Stags losing streak to 4 games.
  • Derek Needham accounted for 35.6% of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Amadou Sidibe and Marcus Gilbert) accounted for 48.7% of the rebounds.
  • Derek Needham has led the team in scoring 11 times in 19 games this season.
  • Amadou Sidibe has led the team in rebounding 8 times in 19 games this season.
  • This marks the 18th 20-point game of Derek Needham's career.
  • Derek Needham set a career high with 6 three-pointers.
  • Amadou Sidibe recorded the 2nd double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • This was the 2nd foul out of the season for Amadou Sidibe.
FAIR PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ADerek Needham352662103
AMarcus Gilbert361292030
AAmadou Sidibe216110111
B+Maurice Barrow231261022
CKeith Matthews16710102
C-Coleman Johnson16410000
D+Colin Nickerson22221012
D+Desmond Wade25401112
-Justin Jenkins3010001
-Josip Mikulic3000000
IONA PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Sean Armand402350210
ADavid Laury339142151
ALamont Jones372731003
BA.J. English26463200
BDaShawn Gomez17913002
C+Tavon Sledge17620202
CTre Bowman23440000
-N. Moikubo7210000

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